Early Modern Era Timeline (1450-1750)

Events

Vasco de Gama’s first voyage to India

1497

Commercial Revolution

1500 - 1600

Luther’s 95 Theses

1517

Magellan circumnavigates the globe

1519 - 1521

Catholic Reformation

1545 - 1648

Religious wars in France, Germany, and Britain

1550 - 1649

Scientific Revolution

1600 - 1700

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

Reign of King Louis XIV, France

1643 - 1715

Enlightenment

1700 - 1800